Nurse Educator Certificate
Are you interested in becoming a nurse educator in an academic or clinical setting? The online Nurse Educator Certificate will prepare you with the knowledge you need to become a nurse educator in various settings. For nurses with master’s or doctoral preparation, these graduate level courses contribute to your eligibility to take the national certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE). The certificate includes four courses with a total of 12 graduate credit hours. Each course is seven weeks long, which means you can complete the certificate in as little as two semesters.
Application Requirements: Students must have – or be in the process of earning – either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a higher degree in nursing (such as a Master of Science in Nursing) to apply.
The majority of the coursework for this certificate can be completed online, however students must also complete a hands-on teaching experience with a preceptor in person, wherever they're located.